News archive - 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

Benefit Plan Maxima Changes Effective January 1st, 2017

The Pension & Benefits Committee recently reviewed the maxima corresponding with retiree life, extended health, and dental benefit provisions and approved the following changes effective January 1st, 2017:

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Launch of New Pension System: Ariel

Human Resources is pleased to announce that the University of Waterloo has implemented a new pension administration system, licensed by Morneau Shepell and called Ariel, effective November 1, 2016. This system was selected through a competitive bidding process and implemented with the approval and oversight of the Pension and Benefits Committee, and demonstrates the University’s long-term commitment to the ongoing management and administration of the pension plan.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

As of September 1, 2016, an Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) through Homewood Health is available for eligible active employees and their dependents. To access EFAP, individuals can call 1.800.663.1142 or visit the Homeweb website.

Full details about the program’s design are available on the EAP website including a recording of one of the recent information sessions that were available to support the program launch.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

iCIMS maintenance - December 3rd (5 am - 7 am)

iCIMS (job postings, and hiring manager portal) will be unavailable on Saturday December 3rd from 5 am to 7 am for scheduled maintenance. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

myHRinfo maintenance - December 22nd (7 - 8 am)

myHRinfo will be unavailable on Thursday December 22nd from 7 am to 8 am for scheduled maintenance.